Jack is Back and Sees Great Opportunities In These Illinois Markets

Illinois has a wide range of cities that offer the key demographics Jack in the Box is looking for.  Our real-estate and development teams have been reviewing areas of opportunity and high demand.

  • Bloomington Metro Area
  • Carbondale - Marion Metro Area
  • Champaign - Urbana Metro Area
  • Chicago Metro Area
  • Decatur Metro Area
  • Kankakee Metro Area
  • Peoria-Bloomington Metro Area
  • Rockford Metro Area
  • Springfield Metro Area

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Chicago Metropolitan Area

Chicago is home to a diverse population with many colleges and universities in and around the city. Jack in the Box helps you drive market saturation with our award-winning advertising and strategies. Fast-food chains are in nearly every community, and Jack is just as versatile for real-estate options.  So it’s no surprise that our brand’s success is due to our franchisee’s local knowledge of their area and our development team’s complementary strategy.

Between Chicago’s large population and Jack’s eye-catching advertising, we see great development opportunities with room for growth.

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Bloomington Metropolitan Area

Bloomington Metropolitan Area

Jack has identified Bloomington as having great potential to expand our brand. With more than 2,100 locations already open or under construction nationwide, our qsr franchise chain has become a household name.  See what Jack in the Box has to offer for multi-unit economics today.

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Carbondale – Marion Metropolitan Area

Do you live in and around Carbondale, or Little Egypt?  Interested in expanding your business portfolio with a strong QSR Brand?  Then our team here at Jack in the Box would love to speak to you.

Champaign – Urbana Metropolitan Area

Champaign – Urbana Metropolitan Area

It’s a three-hour drive to Chicago from the Springfield area.  Springfield is a thriving metropolitan area with multiple different franchise models to consider.  From convenience stores to travel and retail centers, Jack offers a flexible franchise model perfect for non-traditional franchise venues.

What's Better than One Drive-Thru? Two.

You could double your service, and double your revenue.  Our newest prototype supports increased traffic while offering improved efficiencies.


Our drive-thru and pick-up orders have increased.  So if you are  considering a high traffic area, our dual drive-thru is the perfect no-contact solution.

Decatur Metropolitan Area

Decatur Metropolitan Area

We’ve recently unveiled a new restaurant prototype that’s already been implemented in many of our locations. Guests love the convenience offered with a drive-thru only model, our stand-alone and counter-only prototypes.  With our innovative menu we always keep an eye to the future.

Kankakee Metropolitan Area

Kankakee Metropolitan Area

Jack is looking for a qualified franchisee who’s interested in running one or more restaurants to help us expand throughout the area.  Improve revenues with a strong brand that works to help keep food costs low, which helps keep our value meals affordable.  And this is why many of our guests visit our restaurants for any meal of the day. 

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Peoria-Bloomington Metro Area

Jack loves big cities and the metropolitan areas around them.  Owning market share is key for operators so our regional and local marketing campaigns are designed to help drive traffic to your restaurant. Benefit from the strength of our nationally recognized brand and innovative menu.

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Rockford Metro Area

Nicknamed the Forest City, Rockford is known for its active art community, nightlife, and recreational activities. That means there are people on the go that are looking for a familiar face in the crowd. Jack in the Box is a globally–recognized brand with a menu known for its variety and value. Choose our well-established brand and proven franchise model for your next investment.

Springfield Metro Area

Springfield Metro Area

If you are interested in opening a restaurant franchise in the Springfield area, then we would like to chat with you. Our development team has suggested this area as a market for a new Jack in the Box based on its demographics.

Jack in the Box is Looking for Operators with QSR Experience


If you have experience in multi-unit investing or working knowledge of what it takes to run a fast-food business, we would like to speak to you. We are growing, and now is a great opportunity to speak to one of our franchise development members to learn more about our available markets.

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